What's on inManchester

Welcome to Manchester

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Manchester - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Manchester to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Manchester

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Peter Kay
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay returns after almost 5 years to live stand‐up comedy with his The Tour That Doesnt Tour show at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Get your Peter Kay tickets for his 2010 stand‐up comedy…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Peter Kay Pheonix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Pheonix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Sunday 01 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Peter Kay Phoenix Nights
Phones 4u Arena Manchester

Peter Kay Phoenix Nights at Phones 4u Arena Manchester in Manchester on Sunday 01 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Kay Phoenix Nights tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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The Lion King
Palace Theatre Manchester

The musical The Lion King brings to life the story of young Simbas challenge to fulfil his destiny as king of the lions and defeat his tyrannical uncle in the process.The show features the enchanting…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
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FREE taster session at the Bury Rock Choir
The Met (Edwin Street Recording Studio Top Floor)

The Bury Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Maxine Cherrie. Youve probably heard of our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief just search Great British flash mob on YouTube but…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Knutsford Rock Choir
Cranford Suite

The Knutsford Rock Choir is led by choir leader Kathryn Davies. The local men and women who have joined the choir who live inKnutsford and further afield in Cheshire come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Romiley Rock Choir
Bredbury Green Primary School

The local Romiley choir is run by choir leader Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
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FREE taster session at the Altrincham/Sale Rock Ch
Sale Masonic Hall

Your friendly local Sale choir is run by singerpianist Maxine Cherrie. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Sale Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
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FREE taster session at the Norden/Bamford Rock Cho
Small Hall

Your friendly local Norden choir is run by vocal teacher Phil Reynolds. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Greater Manchester and as a choir we also sing together with other Rock Choir singers in the nearby…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
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FREE taster session at the Rochdale/Littleborough
Harvey Room Upstairs

The local Littleborough choir is run by singerpianist Phil Reynolds. Our choir is made up of people who never thought they would join a choir or would even sing for fun and thats the beauty of joining our choir. I dont think…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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03
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Rock And Roll Bingo
Revolution Deansgate Locks

Quite simply bingo with music....Replace traditional bingo numbers with 15‐second clips of music.Replace the numbers on the bingo card with the name of an artist and song.When you hear a song thats on your card mark it off.Category: Bars Pubs …

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07428 371764
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03
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Life In Film
The Castle Hotel

Life In Film are an exciting four piece exuding the indie cool that British bands are so well known for. They combine the best aspects of the indie and pop music genres to create catchy…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
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FREE taster session at the Marple/Tameside Rock Ch
St Mary's Parish Hall

The local Marple Bridge choir is run by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible performances like the 11000 seat…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Middleton Rock Choir
St Peter's Church Hall

The Middleton Rock Choir is led by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Wilmslow/Handforth Rock
Main Hall - Honford Hall Community Centre

The local Handforth choir is run by vocal teacher Maxine Cherrie. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Greater Manchester and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Saddleworth/Oldham Rock
Uppermill Civic Hall

Your friendly local Oldham choir is run by Greater Manchester based musician Phil Reynolds. The choir is for all ages and all the local Greater Manchester branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like Flash Mobs and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Scuttlers
Royal Exchange Theatre

WORLD PREMIERE by Rona MunroThe Scuttlers were Manchesters original gangs.Throughout the 1870s and beyond the streets of Openshaw Gorton Ancoats and Salford were terrorised by rival groups of young mill workers fighting for control. With their bell‐bottoms and floppy caps they fought…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: BoxOffice:01618 339833
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Elbow
O2 Apollo Manchester

Once a small indie band playing in the shadows of other notorious Manchester acts like Doves Elbow have rightfully gained their reputation as one of the best groups the country has to offer and cemented…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Crown The Empire
Manchester Club Academy

Crown The Empire at Manchester Club Academy in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dillon Francis
Manchester Academy 3

Dillon Francis at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
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Gorgon City
The Ritz

Gorgon City at The Ritz in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Milky Chance
Manchester Academy 3

Milky Chance at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Primordial
Sound Control

Primordial at Sound Control in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Primordial tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and Stubhub…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Rae Morris
Manchester Gorilla

Rae Morris at Manchester Gorilla in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Rae Morris tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Steve Aoki
Albert Hall

Steve Aoki at Albert Hall in Manchester on Friday 06 February 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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City vs Hull City
Etihad Stadium

City vs Hull City at Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Saturday 07 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch City vs Hull City live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 2.3 miles away
Category: Sports

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Hudson Taylor
Manchester Academy 2

Hudson Taylor at Manchester Academy 2 in Manchester on Saturday 07 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ten Walls
Albert Hall

Ten Walls at Albert Hall in Manchester on Saturday 07 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ten Walls live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Dunwells
Manchester Academy 3

The Dunwells at Manchester Academy 3 in Manchester on Saturday 07 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Dunwells live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Manchester Record Fair
George Carnall Leisure Centre

With vinyl records on a comeback music fans in the North West are in for a treat at the beginning of February when the UKs biggest Record Fair organiser returns to the area. Its the North Wests biggest record fair in over…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum North

The museum tells people's stories of war and its impact. Built by Daniel Libeskind to resemble three shards of a shattered globe, representing conflict on land, air and water.Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the…

Museum of Science and Industry

See thunderous cotton machinery demonstrated by our Presenters in the Textile Gallery.Weekdays 3:00pmWeekends 11:00am & 3:00pm…

The Lowry

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. Opening its door to the…

Dunham Massey

Country estate including mansion with important collections and 'below stairs' areas, impressive garden and deer park. An early Georgian house built around a Tudor core, Dunham Massey was extensively reworked in the early years of the 20th century. The result is one of Britain's most sumptuous…

Urbis

Urbis explores Urban culture and the cities of today and tomorrow through four floors of exhibitions about city life. Our exhibition programme features international large‐scale exhibitions offering unique insights into the dynamic culture of the modern city, with innovative explorations of design, architecture, graffiti, music and the…

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